Higher-ed leadership is changing, and college presidents must have deeper and broader skill sets to meet increasingly complex demands, according to a new report from the Aspen Institute Task Force on the Future of the College Presidency.

“America's colleges and universities and their presidents are facing more challenges than ever—especially in light of dramatic political, demographic, and technological changes,” noted Freeman Hrabowski, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. “The next generation of leaders will need increasing preparation and support to succeed.”

The report comes from a variety of higher-ed institutions, and a panel of 35 university and college university...

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